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United Kingdom - Northern Ireland Population and Housing Census 1991


General Info
Original or alternative title 
The Northern Ireland Census 1991
Northern Ireland
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/1991 - 04/1991
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview

The 1991 census took place on April 21. The present population of Northern Ireland at the time of the census was 1,573,282, with 530,369 households enumerated. Changes since the 1981 census included the enumeration of naval ships which were counted by the Ministry of Defence, and commercial vessels which were counted at port areas.